Book Review: Ben Almassi. Reparative Environmental Justice in a World of Wounds.  Lexington Books 2021. Philosophy in Review Vol. 41 no. 4 (November 2021) By Thomas Klikauer, Western Sydney University and Meg Young, Western Sydney University, MBA Student. 186 pp. $95.00 USD (Hardcover 9781498592062).

The Multiple Failures of Black Pellet Technologies. 27.09.2021. Or, Download here.

Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change 2021: Summary for Policymakers. The Physical Science Basis. 07.08.2021

Defending the Unburnt. World Wildlife Fund. Priorities for Protection and Restoration of Habitats for Threatened Species and Ecosystems after the 2019/20 Bushfire. WWF-Australia’s senior scientist, Dr Martin Taylor has mapped a spatial prioritisation that identified these six priority areas for protection. April, 2021.4.13mb

Reforming carbon accounting to support nature-based solutions. Climate Action Network. Presentation. | Notes. Dr Heather Keith. Griffith Climate Change Response Program. Griffith University. 22.04.21.

Read or Listen: Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap. OR save as .pdf. 13.49 mb James Dyke, Senior Lecturer in Global Systems, University of Exeter; Robert Watson, Emeritus Professor in Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia; Wolfgang Knorr, Senior Research Scientist, Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University. The Conversation. 22.04.2021.

Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future. Front. Conserv. Sci. Bradshaw CJA, Ehrlich PR, Beattie A, Ceballos G, Crist E, Diamond J, Dirzo R, Ehrlich AH, Harte J, Harte ME, Pyke G, Raven PH, Ripple WJ, Saltré F, Turnbull C, Wackernagel M and Blumstein DT (2021) 1:615419. doi: 10.3389/fcosc.2020.615419 705kb

The Nexus Report: Nature Based Solutions to the Biodiversity and Climate Crisis. Barber, C.V., R. Petersen, V. Young, B. Mackey, C. Kormos. 2020. F20 Foundations, Campaign for Nature and SEE Foundation. 8 mb.

New spatial analyses of Australian wildfires highlight the need for new fire, resource, and conservation policies. David B. Lindenmayer, Chris Taylor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun 2020, 117 (22) 12481-12485; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2002269117

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting— Ecosystem Accounting. Draft for the Global Consultation on the complete document. October 2020. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, United Nations. This draft has been prepared under the guidance of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting Technical Committee under the auspices of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental Accounting (UNCEEA). It is part of the work on the Revision of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012—Experimental Ecosystem Accounting being coordinated by the United Nations Statistics Division. The views expressed in this document do not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations. 5.5 mb.

The fate of carbon in mature forest under carbon dioxide enrichment. Nature 580, 227–231 (2020).Jiang, M., Medlyn, B.E., Drake, J.E. et al.

An open letter: The opportunity for Australia’s native forests. The Australia Institute by Jennifer Sanger, Jamie Kirkpatrick, Russell Warman, Bill Browne, Leanne Minshull. February 2020.

After the catastrophe: a blueprint for a conservation response to large-scale ecological disaster. Threatened Species Recovery Hub. Chris Dickman, Don Driscoll, Stephen Garnett, David Keith, Sarah Legge, David Lindenmayer, Martine Maron, April Reside, Euan Ritchie, James Watson, Brendan Wintle, John Woinarski. January 2020.

Pearls and Irritations. John Woinarski. Fire and nature. 08.01.2020.

Is 50 Years of Woodchipping Enough? Dr Bronte Somerset. SERCA. 03.12.2019.

Massive Forest Restoration Could Greatly Slow Global Warming. The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide. Scientific American. Mark Fischetti. 04.07.2019.

Fire regimes for risk management of koalas on the NSW Southern Tablelands. Report to the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. Dr. Philip Zylstra. Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires University of Wollongong. May 2019.

Position Statement Against Forest Bioenergy. Frances Pike. AFCA. 09.05.2019.

Fact Sheet: Impacts of using native forest biomass for energy. Frances Pike. AFCA. 09.05.2019.

To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature. Greg Asner, Director, Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science and Professor, Arizona State University. The Conversation. 20.04.2019

Rebalancing Rights: Communities, corporations and nature. The Green Institute. Tom Hollo. 30.03.2019.

Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure. by Suzanne Ozment and Irene Rehberger Bescos – 21.03.2019. Published on World Resources Institute.

Rebalancing rights: Communities, corporations and nature. Published 20.03.2019 by The Green Institute. | Extract from this piece: Balginjirr “A Special Place on our Home River Country”! by Dr Anne Poelina

Contribution of native forests to climate change mitigation – A common approach to carbon accounting that aligns results from environmental-economic accounting with rules for emissions reduction. H. Keithab, M. Vardona, J.A. Steina, D. Lindenmayer. Environmental Science & Policy. Volume 93, March 2019, Pages 189-199.

Long-term impacts of wildfire and logging on forest soils. Elle J. Bowd , Sam C. Banks, Craig L. Strong and David B. Lindenmayer. Nature GeoScience. v.12 pp 113–118 02.2019.

The Greater Glider and Economics re Logging near the Corn Trail. Dr Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe AM. 01.2019.

A Google Maps comparative view of logged forests from 2013 to 2016. Harriett Swift. SERCA. 2019.

The effects of fire history on hollow-bearing tree abundance in montane and subalpine eucalypt forests in southeastern Australia. Joe Salmona, Kelly M.Dixon, Sam C.Banks. Forest Ecology and Management. Volume 428, 15.11.2018, Pages 93-103.

Forests cut warming better than technology. Cllimate News Network. 11.09.2018

Changing the legal status of nature: recent developments and future possibilities. Dr Michelle Maloney. Legal updates Environmental Law.

Some Brief Observations About Proposed Changes to the RFAs, IFOAs and WSAs. Sean Burke. 28.08.2018.

Paradise lost. The weakening and widening of NSW biodiversity offsetting schemes, 2005-2016. Nature Conservation Council. 2018.

Abstract: Flawed forest policy: flawed Regional Forest Agreements. David Lindenmayer. ANU Canberra. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. 07.05.2018.

Long-Term Effect of Prescribed Burning Regimes and Logging on Coarse Woody Debris in South-Eastern Australia. Mitchell G. Stares, Luke Collins, Bradley Law and Kristine French. Forests 2018, 9(5), 242 02.05.2018

Forest Ecology and Management The threatened status of the hollow dependent arboreal marsupial, the Greater Glider (Petauroides volans), can be explained by impacts from wildfire and selective logging. Christopher M.McLean, Rodney P.Kavanagh, Trent Penman, Ross Bradstock. Forest Ecology and Management. Volumes 415–416, 01.05/2018, Pages 19-25

Independent review of the report on progress with the implementation of the New South Wales Regional Forest Agreements for the second and third five-yearly reviews 2004 – 2014. Ewan Waller Independent Reviewer. 04.2018.

Questioning Application of Procedural Justice Principles in the NSW Government’s Regional Forest Agreement Public Submission Process Dr Bronte Somerset. SERCA. 30.01.2018.

From unburnt to salvage logged: Quantifying bird responses to different levels of disturbance severity. David B. Lindenmayer, Sam C. Banks. Journal of Applied Ecology.14.11.2017. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13137

Forests, not fuels. NPA ACT Symposium 2017: Bushfire Management – Balancing the Risks. Dr. Philip Zylstra, Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires University of Wollongong.

World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice. BioScience, Vol.67, Issue 12.

Current status of the koala in Queensland and New South Wales. A report by Dr Christine Adams-Hosking, Honorary Research Fellow for WWF-Australia, May 2017

Impacts of salvage logging on biodiversity: A meta-analysis. 26 authors. Journal of Applied Psychology. 18.05.2017 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12945

Lecture 8 (15 March) Managing Forests for Carbon. Dr Heather Keith. ANU. 15.03.2017.

Socio-economic benefits from protected areas in southeastern Australia. Heagney, Kovac, Fountain, Conner. NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. March 2015.

The need for a comprehensive reassessment of the Regional Forest Agreements in Australia. David B. Lindenmayer, David Blair, Lachlan McBurney, Sam C. Banks. Pacific Conservation Biology, 2015, 21, 266–270. 11.12.2015

Restoring Resilience on the Monaro. The reality and challenge of restoring the MonaroHealthy Soils. Walter Jehne. n.d.

Under What Circumstances Do Wood Products from Native Forests Benefit Climate Change Mitigation? Heather Keith, David Lindenmayer, Andrew Macintosh, Brendan Mackey. 27.11.2015

Rethinking forest carbon assessments to account for policy institutions Andrew Macintosh, Heather Keith and David Lindenmayer. Nature climate change. 29.06.2015

The climate effect of increased forest bioenergy use in Sweden: evaluation at different spatial and temporal scales Olivia Cintas et al (2015) WIREs Energy Environ 2015. doi: 10.1002/wene.178

Essential Philosophies Drive Global Conservation, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). World Parks Congress Sydney Olympic Park. Bronte Somerset. 13-19.11.2014 | SESSION NOTES

Nonlinear Effects of Stand Age on Fire Severity. Chris Taylor, Michael A. McCarthy, and David B. Lindenmayer ( Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.) 29.06.2014. doi: 10.1111/conl.12122

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Colombia University Press. 2014.

Australian Climate Action Summit Report, presentations, etc. 2014

About connectivity conservation. Link to reports by Prof Brendan Mackey, Dr James Watson and Dr Graeme Worboys of ANU Enterprises. 29.01.2014

Big old trees grow faster, making them vital carbon absorbers. Adeshola Ore, Editor, The Conversation. 17.01.2014

One Stop Chop: How Regional Forest Agreements streamline environmental destruction Feehely, Hammond-Deakin and Millner. Lawyers for Forests. Melbourne Australia. 2013

The Critical Decade. Climate Change Science, Risks and Responses. Professor Will Steffen and Professor Lesley Hughes. Climate Commission. 2013

Key information for NSW forest policy today Judith Ajani Fenner School of Environment and Society Australian National University. 09.2013

Logging or carbon credits Frances Perkins and Andrew Macintosh 08.07.2013

Looking After Country in New South Wales: Implementing a Land and Sea Country Plan On The Far South Coast J Hunt, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, 06.2013

Logging may destabilize carbon in forest soils Environment News. 14.06.2013

Untangling the confusion around land carbon science and climate change mitigation policy Brendan Mackey et al. Perspective, nature climate change. 29.05.2013

Carbon farming could restore Australia’s southern coastal wetlands. Catherine Lovelock, Justine Bell and Kerrylee Rogers. Ecos. 20.05.2013

Is restoring flora the same as restoring fauna? Lessons learned from koalas and mining rehabilitation Cristescu, Rhodes, Frere and Banks. Journal of Applied Ecology, UK. 2013

Economic and employment implications of a carbon market for industrial plantation forestry K.I. Paul, A. Reeson, P.J. Polglase, P. Ritson. Science Direct Volume 30, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 528–540.

Seeing the Forest for the Trees–Australian Forest Biomass for Energy MSci Thesis, Philip Peck, Lund, Sweden. 09.2012

Forest expert warns of risks of carbon forestry Professor David Lindenmayer. Fenner School of Environment and Society. ABC. Bush Telegraph. 17.08.2012

Are there any circumstances in which logging primary wet-eucalypt forest will not add to the global carbon burden? Christopher Dean, Grant W. Wardell-Johnson, James B. Kirkpatrick. Science Direct. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Volume 161, 15 August 2012, Pages 156–169/

The Political Ecology of Conservation Priorities in Australia George Antony, Brisbane 06.2012

Climate Action Summit. 2012 Presentations

Analysis raises atmospheric, economic doubts about forest bioenergy Science Daily. Oregon State University. 18.04.2012

Little left to lose: deforestation and forest degradation in Australia since European colonization. Corey Bradshaw. Journal of Plant Ecology. v5, n1, pp 109–120 03.2012. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtr038

Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement: An assessment of its carbon value Andrew Macintosh ANU 03.2012

Treetop research to help protect swift parrots Dejan Stojanovic ANU 09.01.2012

An Ecological History Of Australia’s Forests And Fauna (1770-2010) D Lunney, C Moon NSW Office Of Environment and Heritage.

Natural Advantage. A 2011 NSW State election agenda for safeguarding the benefits of nature Pepe Clarke, CEO, Nature Conservation Council of NSW. 2011

Genetic analysis reveals a distinct and highly diverse koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) population in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Tristan Lee, Kyall R. Zenger, Robert L. Close and David N. Phalen. 07.11.2011

Regional carbon dioxide implications of forest bioenergy production Nature Climate Change. Tara W. Hudiburg, Beverly E. Law, Christian Wirth and Sebastiaan Luyssaert ANU 23.10.2011

‘Is using native forests for energy really carbon neutral’ Dr Judith Ajani. The Conversation. 22.12.2011

YouTube: Native forests for bioenergy or biodiversity? | .PDF version Dr Judith Ajani. ANU 10.11.2011

Forest structure, services and biodiversity may be lost even as form remains Oregon State University, Norm Johnson 03.10.2011

No substitute for natural forests: study SMH. 14.09.2011

If a tree falls: compliance failures in the public forests of NSW. Report was prepared by the Environmental Defender’s Office (NSW), on behalf of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.20.07.2011.

Forests ‘the key to reducing carbon emissions’ Graham Lloyd, Env.Ed., The Australian. 15.07.2011

A Large and Persistent Carbon Sink in the World’s Forests Co-author, Dr Pep Canadell, CSIRO 15.07.2011

The Critical Decade: a report from the Climate Commission Will Steffen 04.2011 Key Messages and Full Report

Comments on The Climate Commission’s Report: Critical Decade Prof. Will Steffen, Climate Commissioner. Released 04.2011.

Threatened Species list from 2001-2009 NSW Parliamentary Research Service. A statistical portrait of the environment in NSW Statistical Indicators. Talina Drabsch 02.2011 p.31

Transforming Rural Land Use, Garnaut Climate Change Review. Key Points | Full version 03.03.2001

Statistics: Woodchips, Logging And The Member For Bega.

urge-congress-not-to-cook-the-books-in-co2-accounting-for-biofuels-other-bioenergy-sources-94741714.html”>90 Scientists Urge Congress Not to ‘Cook the Books’ in CO2 Accounting for Biofuels Intelligent Energy Portal, Patrick Reis, NewsWire. 24.05.2010

Bay State rethinking wood power. Worse for climate than coal, study says Beth Daley. Boston.comBay. Globe Staff. 11 06.2010

Australia’s forestry crisis: How it happened and what to do Dr Judith Ajani ANU 05.10

YouTube: Australia’s forestry crisis: How it happened and what to do Dr Judith Ajani, ANU 05.10

Forest logging creates fire traps Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU Fenner School of Env. and Soc. 01.03.2010

Biomass Energy Juggernaut Threatens Human and Forest Health George Wuerthner 05.10 Weblink

Connecting Communities and the Environment through Media: Doing, Saying and Seeing Along Traditional Knowledge Revival Pathways. Peta-Marie Standley, Nicola J. Bidwell, Tommy George Senior, Victor Steffensen and Jacqueline Gothe. 3C Media. Journal of Community, Citizen’s and Third Sector Media and Communication. ISSN 1832 – 6161 Issue 5. October 2009.

Australia’s Transition from Native Forests to Plantations: The Implications for Woodchips, Pulpmills, Tax Breaks and Climate Change. Judith Ajani. 2009.

Victorian Fires February 2009 A Report on Driving Influences and Land Tenures Affected. Dr Chris Taylor. Melb University.

Effects of logging on fire regimes in moist forests David B. Lindenmayer, Malcolm L. Hunter, Philip J. Burton, and Philip Gibbons. Policy Perspective. 2009

Green Carbon: New research shows that native forests hold much greater stores of carbon than previously realised: Professor Brendan Mackey and Professor Rod Keenan. Audio National Interest ABC Radio 9.03.2009

Green Institute Working Paper 4 Australia’s national greenhouse accounts re-arranged for policy coherence Margaret Blakers, Green Institute, March 2009

Article in Science Daily: One-fifth Of Fossil-fuel Emissions Absorbed By Threatened Forests. ScienceDaily 19.02.2009. Globally, tropical trees in undisturbed forest are absorbing nearly a fifth of the CO2 released by burning fossil fuels.

Forests Make Rain – the role of forests in the microbial nucleation and governance of rainfalls and sustainable bio-systems by Walter Jehne, 2006 paper published in the CSIRO Sustainability Newsletter 64E. 17.02.2007. (Sorry, unable to be found.)

A Proposal for Stewardship Support to Private Native Forests in NSW. Vanclay, Jerome K., Thompson, David, Sayer, J. A., McNeely, Jeff, Kaimowitz, David, Gibbs, Anne, Crompton, Heather, Cameron, David and Bevege, Ian A Proposal for Stewardship Support to Private Native Forests in NSW. NSW: The Southern Cross Group of Forest Researchers and Practitioners. University of Queensland. 2006.

New Dams. Mick Harewood. 13.11.2006

Wildlife Conservation in the South-east Forests of New South Wales. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum Number 5. G.H.Pyke & P.J. O’Connor. 1991.

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